Graduating Polk State Student Fought For Her Health And Education

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Don’t mistake the purple streaks in Heather Canterbury’s hair as merely an edgy fashion statement. After her battle with the earliest stage of colorectal cancer in the form of malignant polyps, the 30-year-old’s body doesn’t…

Polk State To Celebrate 117th Commencement Ceremony

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Polk State College’s 117th commencement ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 14, at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland and it will be President Angela Garcia Falconetti’s first. Falconetti and nearly 500 graduating students are…

Rally in Tally

Rally in Tally: SGA Members Learn Politics, Leadership & Needs of State Colleges

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Rally in Tally

Students learned about politics, leadership, and the needs of Florida’s state colleges at the Florida College System Student Government Association’s (FCSSGA) Advocacy Conference & Rally in Tallahassee. Ten members of Polk State’s Student Government Associations…

Rally in Tally: SGA Members Meet With Polk Legislators

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Members of Polk State College’s three Student Government Associations (SGA) recently had the opportunity to visit Florida’s Capitol and meet with members of the Polk County legislative delegation. Students from the Winter Haven and Lakeland…

Pakistani Delegation

Pakistani Delegation Visits Polk State on Community College Tour

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Pakistani Delegation

Sixteen Pakistanis who are either administrators for post-secondary vocational and technical institutions or officials with higher education planning responsibilities for community colleges in Pakistan toured Polk State College on Tuesday to learn about the U.S.…

Stephanie L. Campbell

Polk State’s Stephanie L. Campbell Named Association of Florida Colleges VP

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Stephanie L. Campbell

Stephanie L. Campbell, Polk State’s Upward Bound Program Director, recently achieved the position of Vice President for Regions and Chapters for the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) for 2017-2018. The AFC represents the employees, presidents,…

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